Category: Supercars

Bathurst: Van Gisbergen Takes Thrilling Win

Shane van Gisbergen is finally a Bathurst 1000 winner, after he and Garth Tander took a thrilling Great Race victory in Holden’s final event as a factory team in Supercars. Van Gisbergen took control of the race shortly before the mid-way point, using a short burst of rain to wrangle a lead that the #97…



Cam Waters Captures Pole At Bathurst

Cameron Waters has converted his strong practice form into a 2:03.5592s which puts the #6 Tickford Racing Mustang on pole position for the 2020 Supercheap Auto Bathurst. The 2017 Sandown 500 winner had provisionally qualified fourth but laid down a time in the Top 10 Shootout which none of the three drivers who followed could…



Bathurst: Holdsworth Snatches Provisional Pole

Lee Holdsworth has provisionally qualified on pole for the 2020 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in a session which was effectively cut slightly short due to rain. Holdsworth had wheeled his Tickford Racing entry to a 2:04.0243s ahead of what would have been the all-out hot laps of the 40-minute session when light drops became full…



Bathurst: Waters Fastest in Friday Practice

Cameron Waters has set the fastest lap in Practice 3 for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 as the pace got into the 2:04s. The Tickford Racing driver was almost three tenths of a second faster than Scott McLaughlin with a personal best of 2:04.1696s compared to the champion-elect’s 2:04.4633s. Shane van Gisbergen was third at…



Supercheap Auto Heartbroken After Sponsorship Loss

Breaking news: We’re breaking our silence on the Bathurst 1000 cheating scandal. By ‘cheating scandal’ we mean Bathurst leaving us for another sponsor. For the past 16 years, naming rights to the nation’s most iconic motor race have been in the hands of an Australian company. That’s all about to change, with the almighty dollar…



Does The Bathurst 1000 Still Matter?

It’s the foundation on which the Bathurst 1000 was built on. For generations families declared themselves either ‘Holden people’ or ‘Ford people’ and it drove their buying habits. For decades the Holdens including the Monaro, Torana and then the Commodore, as well as Ford Falcons, sold in large part because of the success they had…



GRM Vows To Fight Motorsport Australia Superlicence Decision

22nd Sept 2020. Winton Raceway. Nathan Herne. Garry Rogers Motorsport. Garry Rogers Motorsport Team Director Barry Rogers has vowed to “continue the battle” as it seeks a Motorsport Australia Superlicence for Nathan Herne. Earlier this month the team confirmed plans to field Herne and Dunlop Super2 Series driver Tyler Everingham in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst…



Statement from Garry on Motorsport Australia Decision

Statement from Garry on Motorsport Australia decision. The statement of Motorsport Australia this afternoon is disappointing, but not surprising. Both Motorsport Australia and Supercars have made the process of Nathan Herne’s licence dispensation difficult from the beginning. Over my 57 years in Motorsport the most satisfaction I have is seeking and introducing young up and…



Supercheap Auto Dumped For Repco

Supercheap Auto Managing Director Benjamin Ward says that he and his team are still considering their position in Australian motorsport after losing the naming rights sponsorship of the Bathurst 1000 to competitor, Repco. Ward admitted that the decision by Supercars to end their relationship for seemingly “money alone” was a bitter pill to swallow, but…



The New Ultima RS, From Ultima Sports LTD.

British manufacturer Ultima are something of a real oddity. In today’s world of ever more technologically advanced supercars and hypercars that are moving into the realms of electrification, Ultima has steadfastly stuck to the old-school formula of a very lightweight car with no driver aids and old-school, fully analogue powertrains. Further emphasising the old-school, Ultima…